Tintin: The Complete Companion

Tintin: The Complete Companion

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by Michael Farr, Herge
     
 

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"Tintin, the most recognisable figure in all fiction, has been a publishing phenomenon since he first appeared in 1929." This book explains the books' sources in real life. Herge, Tintin's creator, drew on the news stories of his day. The fascist plots of the thirties, and later Stalinist machinations too, were transformed and inimitably satirised in the tension… See more details below

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"Tintin, the most recognisable figure in all fiction, has been a publishing phenomenon since he first appeared in 1929." This book explains the books' sources in real life. Herge, Tintin's creator, drew on the news stories of his day. The fascist plots of the thirties, and later Stalinist machinations too, were transformed and inimitably satirised in the tension between Syldavia and Borduria. The race to the moon, fascination with the Abominable Snowman, the revolutionary Tupamaros in South America, plus much more, caught his imagination as well.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867199017
Publisher:
Last Gasp of San Francisco
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Series:
Tintin Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
9.24(w) x 12.10(h) x 0.76(d)

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